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Careers Opportunities at Melomed Mitchells Plain


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Nursing - Specialised Units Posts


Melomed Mitchells Plain has the following posts available:

Theatre Unit Manager

Requirements: 
• Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse 
• Post Basic Diploma in Operating Theatre Technique 
• 5 years Operational Experience in a Theatre Unit
• Scrub experience in Cardiothoracic Neurosurgery and or Ophthalmology will be advantageous
• Previous experience in a management position will be advantageous 
• Knowledge of the legislative and Occupational Health and Safety requirements 
• Valid Driver’s license and ability to travel
• Afterhours availability – own transport 
• Work flextime 
• Excellent Leadership qualities and mentoring skills 
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills 
• The skill to manage nursing standards and in-service training 
• Maintain a professional image and character 
• Build sound working relationships with multidisciplinary team 
• Accurate record keeping and the management of stock 
• Commitment to initiate and implement continuous improvement projects 
• Excellent MS Office computer skills, i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. 
• Knowledge of the Kronos System
 
Key Outputs: 
• Be operational as well as manage the administrative duties 
• Manage the Theatre Department
• Liaise and communicate with Surgeons
• Management of staff 
• Ensure adherence to policies and procedures at all times 
• Manage staff according to the Basic Conditions of Employment and the Disciplinary Code, staff-planning and Recruitment and Selection of staff 
• Manage the day to day problem solving.
• Stock and equipment management including ordering of stock and equipment
• Accurate billing of stock utilised
• Training and development of Theatre staff 
• After hours cover as per a roster 
• Conduct regular inspections 
• Maintain infection control strategies and procedures of the hospital 
• Maintain health and safety principles 
• Maintain and apply the required discipline 
• Evaluation, intervention and resolution of patient complaints and queries 
• Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports 
• Manage ad hoc projects as and when required 

Interested applicants are requested to submit an updated, comprehensive CV, with a picture and supporting documents to mmprecruitment@melomed.co.za by Friday, 22 March 2024. 

Registered Scrub Nurse - Theatre

Requirements:

• Current Registration with SANC as a Registered Nurse
• Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in an Operating Theatre 
• A qualification in Operating Theatre Nursing Science will be an advantage
• Theatre Scrubbing skill is essential 
• Ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders, build relationships with Doctors and work in all disciplines
• Must be flexible to work overtime, do standby duty and do call
• Professional indemnity 

Key Outputs:

• Clinical competence in accordance with relevant Scope of Practise 
• Ability to function as an effective member of the nursing team 
• High energy levels and tolerance for stress 
• Well-developed interpersonal and organisational skills
• The ability to function effectively under pressure
• Liaison between parents, doctors and personnel
• Responsible for accurate record keeping
• Effective stock and equipment control
• Strong quality patient care orientation
• BLS competent
• Supervise and orientate junior staff members and students
• Competently administering Intravenous and Intramuscular medication 
• High energy levels and tolerance for stress/pressure
• Problem analysis/solving skills and accurate record keeping
• Ad hoc duties 
• Adhere to hospital policies, protocols and best practices

Interested applicants are requested to submit an updated, comprehensive CV, including a picture and supporting documents to mmprecruitment@melomed.co.za.


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